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Re: New Gerlitz pieces!

The Money Clip is a neat prop. As to Richard's showing off the works, I can see people's reservation about him giving off his secrets, but then, it's nice to see what you are really buying at those prices. I also figure only magically oriented people would likely visit his site and after the items a...
by George Guerra
11/29/08 10:38 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: New Gerlitz pieces!
Replies: 3
Views: 538

Re: Trade Castle Notebook Vol number 14 for vol 2 number 296

I guess these "complementary" copies are common (saw the same with Revelation using the alphabet, if I recall correctly, as one sold at a high price on Martinka). The Cervon Notebooks with Vol 1 was randomly sent out, irregarless of your ordering status...I ordered within hours of the anno...
by George Guerra
11/06/08 03:01 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Trade Castle Notebook Vol number 14 for vol 2 number 296
Replies: 11
Views: 818

Re: Swann Magic Auction From A To Z

Needless to say, it's definitely a buyer's market as some desirable items are now relatively affordable compared to just a few years ago. That's assuming that the seller is desparate for cash to let go of those precious items at this time. If not, sit on them, enjoy them, and wait for the market to ...
by George Guerra
10/30/08 06:22 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Swann Magic Auction From A To Z
Replies: 58
Views: 2938

Re: Swann Magic Auction From A To Z

Considering the economy, the Taytelbaum pieces did well. I put in some decent absentee bids for several, not expecting to win anything, so I was surprised to win one of the paddle sets, even though I missed the entire live bidding on the items.
by George Guerra
10/29/08 04:37 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Swann Magic Auction From A To Z
Replies: 58
Views: 2938

Re: November Issue of Genii Now on Its Way to You

Still waiting for the October issue :eek:
by George Guerra
10/17/08 03:19 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: November Issue of Genii Now on Its Way to You
Replies: 61
Views: 6022

Re: Magician in Space

This is great. I know Richard through e-mails over our mutual interest in the magic of Richard Gerlitz and Alan Warner.

His latest game release, I believe, is Tabula Rasa.
by George Guerra
10/13/08 12:24 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Magician in Space
Replies: 26
Views: 4056

Re: WTB Coins of Ishtar HC

Deal completed with Don Wilson...thanks!
by George Guerra
08/13/08 04:36 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB Coins of Ishtar HC
Replies: 3
Views: 614

WTB Coins of Ishtar HC

Anyone willing to part with an undamaged, excellent copy of the limited edition hardbound version of "The Coins of Ishtar" by Jules DeBarros? Please contact me...thanks!
by George Guerra
08/11/08 10:42 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB Coins of Ishtar HC
Replies: 3
Views: 614

Re: WTB: Deluxe Edition of Revelation

The Special Regular Edition is quite nice and available for sale.
by George Guerra
08/03/08 02:10 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Deluxe Edition of Revelation
Replies: 15
Views: 2148

Re: LA Earthquake

Contacted my family from work to see if they were OK... they were in the theater watching "Journey to the Center of the Earth", felt the shaking, but thought it was some special effects appropriate to the scene that was playing at the time :) I just rode it..compared to the Northridge quak...
by George Guerra
07/29/08 08:59 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: LA Earthquake
Replies: 5
Views: 424

Re: coin pail

Colin Rose makes his Enchanted Tweezers. I am waiting to see if he will make one for a 1921 Morgan dollar I sent him. Makes more sense to me than the wand.
by George Guerra
04/19/08 11:17 PM
 
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: coin pail
Replies: 20
Views: 7406

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

Last time I got some random high number. Why would I want that particular number again? What am I missing I would have agreed with you for some time after I recieved volume one, but with the current demand for these books, now I am 1) glad I have any copy, and 2) since it is being offered, I might ...
by George Guerra
04/18/08 09:04 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 262
Views: 58851

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

Volume 2 is ON SALE now and L&L will be honoring the same serial number to those who purchased Volume 1. Just ordered my copy and anticipated shipping date is May 20th.
by George Guerra
04/18/08 04:39 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 262
Views: 58851

Re: May Issue of Genii In the Mail!

Does this issue have the interview with Colin Rose discussing his business, Five of Hearts Magic?
by George Guerra
04/14/08 01:25 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: May Issue of Genii In the Mail!
Replies: 34
Views: 3362

Re: Thomas Wayne Wand, Collectors Workshop MAGICK

Chris Bailey wrote:That's an expensive stick! ;)


But what a STICK!...if you ever held one in your hands
by George Guerra
04/10/08 12:08 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Thomas Wayne Wand, Collectors Workshop MAGICK
Replies: 5
Views: 1290

Re: Dr. Hooker is Coming!

I guess the April Genii issue has been mailed...looking forward to this one to read
by George Guerra
03/11/08 06:10 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Dr. Hooker is Coming!
Replies: 68
Views: 6778

Re: Lassen Treats!

The Hopping Half set sold out quickly. Sale on the Flipper pending. Thanks all for looking. Someone asked me and, yes, I do have many other Lassen gaffs, but way too nice to sell. Todd is definitely a master craftsman.
by George Guerra
02/25/08 12:04 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Lassen Treats!
Replies: 2
Views: 65

Re: Lassen Treats!

Hopping Half Set on hold...sale pending
by George Guerra
02/24/08 10:48 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Lassen Treats!
Replies: 2
Views: 65

Lassen Treats!

I have some Lassen gaffs up for grabs.

Click to View

Contact me, if interested and I do accept PayPal

gguerra@roadrunner.com

Thanks!
by George Guerra
02/24/08 09:07 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Lassen Treats!
Replies: 2
Views: 65

Re: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail

Received my copy today minus any staples to hold the magazine together :help:
by George Guerra
02/21/08 05:40 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail
Replies: 83
Views: 8376

Re: Les Smith passed away

This is sad news. The last time I visited Owen a few years ago, Les took the time to talk and show me the many magic Owen is so well known for. He was just passing by, but he took it on his own to make this customer's visit a memorable one.
by George Guerra
02/18/08 07:24 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Les Smith passed away
Replies: 11
Views: 4500

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

I wouldn't be surprised that the books were already boxed and ready to ship and ramdomly shipped as the orders were filled with no attention to the serial numbering. However, I would sure like to get the remaining volumes to match the one I got in my copy (#168 - I also placed my order within a few ...
by George Guerra
02/08/08 10:20 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 262
Views: 58851

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

I recall when I got the e-mail announcement from L&l on the book, I immediately responded with an online purchase that same day, all based on Cervon's reputation (and I own several of his books), but was surprised it took about a month, I think, to sell out. Funny, when I saw that the book was s...
by George Guerra
02/07/08 10:48 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 262
Views: 58851

Re: The Best Magic Magazine Of All Time

sounds wonderful...hopefully, I will get a copy having just subscribed earlier this month :help:
by George Guerra
01/29/08 03:19 PM
 
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: The Best Magic Magazine Of All Time
Replies: 58
Views: 11419

Re: milson worth

The following history comes from the back page of the Milson-Worth catalogue and may answer the reference to "before milson"... In the early sixties, Jim Simon manufactured quality wooden magic in Texas. He sold many of his items to Joe Berg in Chicago. When Joe Berg sold his National Magi...
by George Guerra
01/25/08 01:06 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: milson worth
Replies: 2
Views: 1966

Re: February Issue of Genii Now Arriving!

Zarrow shuffle article sounds very interesting, but having just re-subscribed earlier this month, hope I will get this one along with the January issue, as the article on the 10th Los Angeles Conference of Magic History should be a good read.
by George Guerra
01/19/08 08:27 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: February Issue of Genii Now Arriving!
Replies: 94
Views: 12470

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

Found this post on the MagicCafe...

...spoke with Louis Falanga about it a couple of days ago and 4 volumes will probably be correct. Also there isn't a time line for the next releases

Irregardless, looking forward to the remaining volumes
by George Guerra
01/17/08 02:25 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 262
Views: 58851

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

Thought I heard about 6 months for the next release, and perhaps, the same for the final one
by George Guerra
01/17/08 10:10 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 262
Views: 58851

Re: Welcome Back, Friends ...

Hello fellow subscribers :D Nice to be back, again
by George Guerra
01/17/08 08:56 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Welcome Back, Friends ...
Replies: 105
Views: 12288

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